Celebrate the local flavors of Marquette’s Eastside Dining District. The Eastside Originals are restaurants, consisting of independently owned and operated restaurants within Marquette’s Eastside District. Read More...
Every summer on the fourth of July, residents of Marquette and the surrounding area gather to enjoy the spectacular fireworks in Downtown Marquette. Read More...
The City of Marquette is seeking public opinion on a ten year Arts and Culture Master Plan. Consultants Tom Borrup
The Peter White Public Library is accepting bids for the lease of space for the purpose of providing beverage/food service
Savor Downtown Marquette’s finest eateries during Restaurant Week, where $10 gets you a fabulous lunch and $25 and buys you an amazing dinner.
Enjoy lunch with friends or treat yourself to a much deserved a night on the town! Downtown Marquette has just what you’re craving. Enjoy a sampling of our best restaurants during Downtown Marquette’s Restaurant Week.
There’s no better time to visit your favorite hot spot or taste something new. There are no passes to buy, coupons to carry or cards to punch. You simply dine at the restaurant of your choice and select from menus that feature $10 lunch options/deals and $25 dinner options/deals; determined by each venue.
March is Women’s History Month. We will introduce you to a number of area women including Anita Meyland, advocate for the Arts in Marquette and one of the original founders of “Art on the Rocks”, Martha Hatch who worked as a public health nurse around the country in the 1920s and 1930s and Abby Roberts, an advocate for women’s suffrage. All have made significant contributions to our area and we will celebrate their legacies. There is a $5 Suggested donation for this event. For more information visit www.marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571.
Coming soon….”Willpower” an original play by Tyler Tichelaar.
Join the History Center for a day looking back on the 1960s. Enjoy activities and displays all themed around the decade. This decade brought change like never before – in the form of war, assassinations, protest, music, fashion and lifestyle. You will be entertained with music and sights of the era. Take a step back in time and leave your mark on history in our interactive timeline for the era. Hear about the women’s movement from a local perspective. Take part in the costume contest by arriving in fashion from the era; contest commences at 1:00. Come enjoy the displays, entertainment, and activities during this months’ Saturday at the Center. Program included with museum admission. Geared toward all ages. Come anytime 11-2:00. Please visit www.marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571 for more info.
Saturday at the Center – The Third-Saturday Series at the History Center is an open house
format hands-on and activity day featuring a new theme each month. January through April 2014 will each feature a particular decade. Supported in part by the Marquette Breakfast Rotary.
The Baraga Avenue Visioning Session scheduled for, Thursday, February 27, 2014 has been rescheduled for Thursday, March 27 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. due to inclement weather. The visioning session will be held at the Marquette Commons located at 112 S. Third St.
The Marquette Downtown Development Authority recently received a MI Place Plan initiative grant for redesign assistance to Baraga Avenue. The MI Place Plan team is a collaboration between the Michigan Municipal League (MML), the MSU Urban and Regional Planning Program, and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA). The community is invited to attend and share their input and vision for the future development and design of Baraga Avenue. The project parameters are Baraga Avenue from Third Street to Lakeshore Boulevard.
Downtown Marquette is Lake Superior's gateway to the rustic splendor of Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. Historic brownstone buildings, trees, benches and street lamps line Washington and Front Streets providing a picturesque setting anytime of year.